Empires and Splendour

The David Roche Foundation

For more than forty years, Adelaide collector and Art Gallery benefactor, David Roche has been developing an outstanding, internationally important private collection of eighteenth and nineteenth century French, Russian, German and British decorative arts. Exquisite porcelain, metalware, furniture and other luxury objects will go on show for the first time publicly in this special exhibition.

Art Exhibition previously on at Art Gallery of South Australia in Australia.
From Friday 06 June 2008 to Sunday 27 July 2008

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Published by Art Gallery of South Australia on Tuesday 25 March 2008.
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Manufacturers featured in the collection include Meissen, Chelsea, Gardner, Bullock, Faberge and more. The full extent of treasures in this remarkable collection will also be revealed through an accompanying exhibition book, which will be lavishly illustrated.

Co-Curated by Christopher Menz, Director, and Robert Reason, Curator of European & Australian Decorative Arts